Thursday, March 16, 2006

Web designers still failing disabled people

The Disability Rights Commission have today anounced that 80% of websites surveyed failed to uphold basic accessibility requirements, while research carried out by The Society of IT Management last year showed that only one in seven English local authorities met the WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) conformance level A standard.

It is obviously still easy for designers and comissioners to be seduced by the opportunities that software provides to create visually stunning designs, while forgetting about the audience.

For a full article on this:
The Guardian Newspaper

For advice talk to who is passionate about this... (His blog)



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